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This Chennai campaign will soon transform your old Tetra Paks into benches and desks for schools

Wasted Solutions has initiated the Take Me Back campaign to reduce waste caused by Tetra Paks and make it into utility products

Published on 22nd February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Sixth death anniversary of Communist leader Govind Pansare who was shot dead 

In today's #TBT, we remember senior leader of the Communist Party of India Govind Pansare, who hailed from Kolhar in Maharashtra and how he was shot dead in broad daylight. Does this sound familiar?

Published on 20th February 2021
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Maharashtra Education Minister gives Savitribai Phule Pune University to start sub-centre in Qatar

The minister added that the recruitment process in the university, which was stalled due to COVID-19, will resume

Published on 19th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's case reaches the International Court of Justice

In today's #TBT, we give you the lowdown about the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, former Indian navy personnel who Pakistan states is a spy. The 50-year-old is still in jail and this is the latest update

Published on 19th February 2021
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Meet Jiya Rai, the 12-year-old Navy kid from Mumbai who swam 36 kms to raise awareness about autism

The young girl Jiya Rai, a known case of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), dedicated the swimming feat, completed on Wednesday, to raise awareness about autism

Published on 18th February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: This day 14 years ago, about 390 bones of babies recovered in MP, hinting at female infanticide

In today's #TBT, we tell you why female foeticide and infanticide continue to remain a reality in India, especially when a case like this came to light. Will India ever recover from their death?

Published on 17th February 2021
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Students in Delhi, Bengaluru hold protests against the arrest of climate change activist Disha Ravi

AISA activists were seen protesting with placards amid slogans of 'Inquilab Zindabad' and 'Disha Ravi ko riha karo' on Tuesday

Published on 16th February 2021
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Karnataka to reopen schools for classes VI to VIII on February 22

The decision was announced by the Minister of Primary and Secondary Education Suresh Kumar S, after a meeting with the Technical Advisory Committee on Tuesday

Published on 16th February 2021
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Perverse interpretation: National Commission for Women challenges Bombay HC's controversial 'skin to skin' contact verdict 

The commission said it is aggrieved by this order, and the perverse interpretation adopted by the High Court that the term 'physical contact'

Published on 10th February 2021
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India's COVID-19 active caseload dips to 1.41 lakh, recovery rate at 97.27 pc

India's cumulative recoveries stand at 1,05,61,608 today and the recovery rate is at 97.27 per cent. As on February 10, 2021, more than 66 lakh (66,11,561) beneficiaries have received vaccination

Published on 10th February 2021
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Karnataka Government to reduce summer holidays this year for school kids to make up for the lost time 

As per department sources, with exams ending in June and the next academic year beginning at the start of July, there would be a trimming of summer holidays but there will be no cancellation

Published on 10th February 2021
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Youth who have knowledge, wisdom and energy to build new future: J&K LG at Harvard US-India Initiative

The Lt Governor, while addressing the students and notable speakers from across the world, remarked that the youth carrying immense knowledge, wisdom and energy

Published on 6th February 2021
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Maharashtra MLA askes schools to reduce school fees to help lockdown-hit parents

Atul Bhatkhalkar, MLA from Kandivali East in the metropolis and the BJP's in charge for BMC polls, said state school education minister Varsha Gaikwad should take the initiative on fee reduction

Published on 6th February 2021
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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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India becomes fastest country to reach 4 million COVID vaccination mark in 18 days

In a span of 24 hours, 3,10,604 people were vaccinated across 8,041 sessions, it said, adding that 84,617 sessions have been conducted so far

Published on 4th February 2021

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